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Sellingen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsɛlɪŋən]; Gronings: Zèlng) is a town in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is a part of the municipality of Westerwolde, and lies about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Emmen.

Sellingen
Early gothic church in Sellingen
Early gothic church in Sellingen
Sellingen is located in Groningen (province)
Sellingen
Sellingen
Location in province of Groningen in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°56′47″N 07°09′05″E / 52.94639°N 7.15139°E / 52.94639; 7.15139Coordinates: 52°56′47″N 07°09′05″E / 52.94639°N 7.15139°E / 52.94639; 7.15139
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGroningen
MunicipalityWesterwolde
Area
 • Village29.75 km2 (11.49 sq mi)
 • Land29.27 km2 (11.30 sq mi)
 • Water0.48 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
 • Urban
0.79 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Village1,920
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,070
 • Urban density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9551

In 2006, statistical area "Sellingen", which also includes the surrounding countryside, had a population of 1920 in 820 households in an area of 29.75 square kilometres (11.49 sq mi), and the town of Sellingen had 1070 in 470 households in an area of 0.79 square kilometres (0.31 sq mi).[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeente op maat 2006 - Vlagtwedde" [Community Profile 2006 - Vlagtwedde] (PDF). Statistics Netherlands. 2008. Retrieved 2011-02-10.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2004-2010 - Sellingen" [Key indicators for towns and hamlets 2004–2010 - Sellingen]. Statline. Statistics Netherlands. 2011-02-11. Retrieved 2011-02-11.

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